is an Gap Band IV album by The Gap Band, released in 1982 on Total Experience Records. The album reached #1 on the Black Albums chart and #14 on the Pop Albums chart. Contrary to the name, it is the band's sixth album.
The album produced the singles "
Early in the Morning" (#1 Black Singles, #13 Club Play Singles, #24 Pop Singles), " You Dropped a Bomb on Me" (#2 Black Singles, #39 Club Play Singles, #31 Pop Singles), and " Outstanding" (#1 Black Singles, #24 Club Play Singles, #51 Pop Singles).
This was the first album producer Lonnie Simmons released directly on his label,
Total Experience Records. The album was later reissued on CD in 1994 by Mercury Records, Total Experience's parent company at the time of its initial release.
Track listing [ edit ]
Early in the Morning Charlie Wilson/Lonnie Simmons/Rudy Taylor
Season's No Reason To Change
Lonnie Simmons/Ronnie Wilson
Lonely Like Me
Lonnie Simmons/Ronnie Wilson/Rudy Taylor
Outstanding Raymond Calhoun
Stay With Me
You Dropped a Bomb on Me Charlie Wilson/Lonnie Simmons/Rudy Taylor
I Can't Get Over You
Charlie Wilson/Lonnie Simmons/Ronnie Wilson
Charlie Wilson/Lonnie Simmons/Robert Wilson/Ronnie Wilson/Rudy Taylor
Personnel [ edit ]
Charlie Wilson - Keyboards, Synthesizer, Percussion, Lead and Backing Vocals Ronnie Wilson - Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Keyboards, Synthesizer, Percussion, Backing Vocals
Robert Wilson - Bass, Guitar, Percussion, Backing Vocals
Oliver Scott - Horns, Synthesizer, Keyboards
Raymond Calhoun - Drums, Percussion
Melvin Webb, Ronnie Kaufman - Drums
Dionne Oliver - Bass
Fred Jenkins, Glen Nightingale, Jimi Macon - Guitar
Robert "Goodie" Whitfield, Louis Cabaza - Keyboards, Synthesizer
Wilmer Raglin- Horns, Backing Vocals
Andy Ward, Earl Roberson, Larry Stone - Horns
David Drew, Marva King,
Maxayn Lewis, Alisa Peoples, Calvin Yarbrough, Lonnie Simmons, Rudy Taylor, Sheila Young, Val Young - Backing Vocals
Singles [ edit ]
"Early in the Morning"
"You Dropped a Bomb on Me"
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